The lawsuit was filed on behalf of more than 150 inmates housed in the prison — formally known as the Mississippi State Penitentiary — and alleges “barbaric” conditions within the facility, including food contaminated with rat feces and cockroaches, flooded cells and lack of medical care. See More

Democratic Rep. Henry Cuellar, one of the most conservative Hispanic Democrats, has represented a district that…

Posted by CNN on Thursday, February 27, 2020